Aurora Alert issued

August 4, 2011

 

According to long-time GI Aurora Forecaster Chuck Deehr, a large solar event occurred near the central part of the sun on Aug. 2, 2011. Effects of the flare are expected to arrive at Earth on the evening of August 3 (GMT). High auroral activity is forecasted for the night of August 3, and perhaps the night of August 4.

 

More information available at http://www.gi.alaska.edu/AuroraForecast.